The Social Services agency provides eligibility programs, child welfare services and programs for the aged, mentally, and/or physically disabled.
The role of Social Services for eligibility programs is to determine eligibility for financial assistance to low income individuals and families including eligibility for food stamps, fuel assistance, temporary assistance to needy families, child care assistance, basic care and Medicaid programs.
Child Welfare programs include child protection, case management, foster care for children, foster care licensing of homes, parent aide services, prime time childcare services, childcare licensing, children’s special health services and referral services.
The Adult Services include case management (assessment, developing a care plan, authorizing and monitoring services) for clients that are elderly and/or disabled.
The Social Service board meetings are the third Tuesday of the month at 4:00 PM and are held at the Stutsman County Courthouse (Commissioner’s Meeting Room).